AU in the News

7/18/16The Wall Street Journal ran an article on Carlin Isles titled "A Speed Demon Chooses Rugby." The article talks about how Carlin Isles, who played football and competed in track and field at Ashland University, will be competing in the Olympic Games in the sport of rugby.


7/17/16The Canton Repository featured an article on Keishaun Sims, Ohio's Mr. Football, who has decided to play football for Ashland University. The article talks about his decision to play for Ashland.



    The article, which will come out in the magazine's August issue, was about Dr. Klinger's research work on bomb incidents in schools and her report, which will have its final version issued in the coming week.

    7/07/16 Dr. Amy Klinger, associate professor of educational administration at AU, was interviewed by Security Management Magazine, a publication of the non-profit ASIS International. While Dr. Klinger was at the Ohio Promoting Wellness and Recovery Conference in Athens, Ohio, last week, she was interviewed by an Associated Press reporter out of Columbus who was doing a story on bomb incidents in schools.


    7/04/16The July 4 issue of Time Magazine has an article on Carlin Isles, who was an AU student athlete for two years and is now on the U.S. Olympic Rugby team. The article, titled "Rugby? Yes, Rugby," talks about the sport of rugby and how Carlin Isles and his "rocket shoes" are making the U.S. an unlikely contender in the Olympic sport. The article notes that Isles played football and ran track at Ashland University.


    6/24/16Ashland University and John Dowdell, director of AU's Gill Center Outreach Program, were featured in a number of media following Ashland's inclusion as one of 67 colleges and universities nationwide selected to participate in the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program. 

    The pilot program will allow eligible incarcerated Americans to receive Pell Grants and pursue post-secondary education with the goal of helping them get jobs and support their families when they are released. The article was picked up by a number of media, including the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Christian Science Monitor and the Higher Education Tribune.

    6/06/16Dr. John Moser, professor of history and co-chair of the Master of Arts in American History and Government program, was quoted in a Politifact article regarding a speech in which Hillary Clinton attacked Donald Trump's foreign policy ideas.

    4/01/16Professor of Chemistry ​Dr. Jeff Weidenhamer has been quoted in the publication, Chemistry World. Weidenhamer was quoted in an article titled, Cadmium and lead in costume jewelery prompt concern." Chemistry World is an effort of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK). The article can be seen at:

    3/15/16Roger Beckett, executive director of the Ashbrook Center at AU, was featured on WOIO-TV 19 in Cleveland, on the morning of the Primary Election in Ohio. Beckett was asked about this thoughts regarding the primary election.



    3/14/16David Tucker, senior fellow at the Ashbrook Center and associate director of the Master of Arts in American History and Government program, had an op-ed article, titled "Rule of Law is opposite of fascism," picked up by a syndicated news source this week. The first pickup was the Courier-Post in New Jersey (part of the USA Today network), while additional pickups have already occurred in the Burlington (VT) Free Press and the Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal with several more likely to occur over the next week.

    See the article at -- "Rule of Law is opposite of fascism"